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Dirty Old Man Imperial Rye Porter - Tyranena Brewing Company

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Dirty Old Man Imperial Rye PorterDirty Old Man Imperial Rye Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

548 Ratings
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Ratings: 548
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 75
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Rye Whiskey barrels.

(Beer added by: Atron67 on 02-10-2008)
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-10-2013 01:55:53 | More by AngusOg
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New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

03-09-2013 01:17:33 | More by BGsWo22
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-04-2013 14:15:42 | More by t0rin0
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

02-27-2013 22:24:28 | More by derkfromwi
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duff247

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

02-25-2013 01:19:58 | More by duff247
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danwho

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-24-2013 19:03:12 | More by danwho
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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-18-2013 16:31:31 | More by Hopsiam14
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JimMuttleyHass

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-03-2013 00:40:38 | More by JimMuttleyHass
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CBlack85

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-02-2013 01:39:46 | More by CBlack85
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DmanGTR

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%

01-31-2013 22:10:19 | More by DmanGTR
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Stoutlad

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

01-30-2013 22:07:31 | More by Stoutlad
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Brew33

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.6%

01-22-2013 21:06:26 | More by Brew33
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eschmitt777

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-21-2013 22:26:45 | More by eschmitt777
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

01-18-2013 05:56:21 | More by Kelp
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chippo33

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

01-18-2013 05:30:25 | More by chippo33
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

01-17-2013 22:41:18 | More by brandoman63
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

01-13-2013 19:21:59 | More by AlexFields
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California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.6%

01-09-2013 02:30:44 | More by MarkyMOD
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TWStandley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-04-2013 04:01:14 | More by TWStandley
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SnatchyMcPants

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%

Poured from the bottle into a snifter, the color was black with streak of auburn streaking through the beer. A slight mocha head topped the beer leaving lacing in the glass as the beer disappeared from the glass. A whiff of rye is most noticeable, though vanilla and a certain woodiness follow. Initially, one taste a limited level of rye, raisins, burned malts, and a hint of caramel. The rye aging becomes a little more apparent in the aftertaste as the dark fruits fade. Only a mild taste of alcohol is detectable, with little warming sensation to be noticed. Mouthfeel is impressive in the Dirty Old Man. It is thick enough to linger in the mouth for several minutes, as the rye notes mellow. I let this bottle mellow for about a year and a half. I think the taste and smell were a little more potent then, but this is still an enjoyable beer. In my experience, this beer did not age as well as I would have anticipated. Even though my current sampling is not fresh, I still love this beer.

01-01-2013 03:38:10 | More by JohnnyHopps
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Gobzilla

California

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%

A: poured dark brown in color with brownish yellow highlights and a thin khaki colored bubbly head that left a thin collar of lacing sticking to the glass after every sip.

S: chocolate sweetness was definitely noticeable upfront in the aroma with no much rye character but did manage to sniff out a little molasses, maple syrup, dark fruit, whiskey barrel wood and good roastiness.

T; the whiskey barrel character was more pronounced on the palate alongside dark fruit accents, molasses, brown sugar maple syrup sweetness, good amount of booze heat, a touch of vanilla but not too much rye spice flavor.

M: the brew was medium to full in body with a fair amount of carbonation which had a sweet, roasty, very slight rye, wood barrel, semi boozy, mild dark fruity and creamy finish.

O: definitely one of the more interesting beers of the night but not disappointed at all. Glad to have another offering from tyranena.

01-01-2013 02:40:15 | More by Gobzilla
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lurpy1

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%

Split with a bottle with my wife, and I have to say, it might have been in Dirty Old Man's best interest to have my wife do the review, as this is arguably her favorite beer now. If her 6 oz lasted 90 seconds I'd be greatly surprised.

As for me, I very much liked the beer, but not to the extent she did. There was a slight disjointedness between the spark of the rye and the smooth of the barrel. Tasted good, just slightly confusing. Perhaps because it's a blend. I will agree with the wife that the consistency was pretty damn close to perfect.

The BGW series is comically underrated. But I would love to see Tyranena really go wild and offer this as a fully barreled beer instead of as a partially barreled beer. It can't do anything but improve an already very good drink. Recommended.

12-26-2012 15:52:05 | More by lurpy1
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jriggins6

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

12-21-2012 02:04:53 | More by jriggins6
Dirty Old Man Imperial Rye Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.